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MANAGING THE DIGITAL ENTERPRISE

MICHAEL RAPPA

CASE STUDY: RED HAT

About Red Hat

Red Hat, the world's leading open source and Linux provider, is headquartered in Raleigh, NC with satellite offices spanning the globe. Red Hat is leading Linux and open source solutions into the mainstream by making high quality, low cost technology accessible. Red Hat provides operating system software along with middleware, applications and management solutions. Red Hat also offers support, training and consulting services to its customers worldwide and through top-tier partnerships. Red Hat's Open Source strategy offers customers a long term plan for building infrastructures that are based on and leverage open source technologies with focus on security and ease of management. Red Hat was founded in 1994 by visionary entrepreneurs Bob Young and Marc Ewing. [Source: Red hat, Inc.]

Things to read:

Questions to consider:

Hungry minds:

The Cathedral and the Bazaar
Eric S. Raymond

OpenEC/B : A Case Study in Electronic Commerce and Open Source Development
Walt Scacchi

Coase's Penguin, or, Linux and the Nature of the Firm
Yochai Benkler

The Emergence of a New Commercial Actor: Community Managed Software Projects
Siobhan O'Mahony

Economics of Open Source Software
Justin P. Johnson

Free / Open Source Research Community

In the news:

Red Hat Newsroom

Latest news from Google

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Selected patents:

Related topics:

Business Models

Case Studies

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